tv America Tonight Al Jazeera September 1, 2013 5:00pm-6:01pm EDT
i'm dale walters, these are stories we're following. as congress prepares to debate military action against syria they're being briefed. yesterday president obama asked congress to authorize limited strikes against syria. the national security team is attending today's briefing. chuck hagel and other military officials are at that meeting. south africa's legendary leader nelson mandela is going home to johannesburg on sunday after nearly three months in the hospital. the 95-year-old nobel laureate remaining in critical condition. an intensive care facility has been set up inside his home. president zuma updating the country on sunday asking the
public to accept the fact their national hero has grown old and frail. legendary broadcaster sir david frost has died. his family stated he died of a heart attack on a cruise ship. frost was considered a journalism pioneer by many. he gained international recognition for his interview with president richard nixon produced into the film "frost nixon." he worked with al jazeera for more than six years first with a weekly show and most recently he hosted a series of interviews for the network. more interviews and headlines straight ahead. i'm dale walters.